By M. Scott Morris Daily Journal NEW ALBANY – When it comes to entertaining people, there are no guarantees. That’s a piece of wisdom New Albany native Hudson Hickman picked up over the course of 40 years in Hollywood. The script has to be right, the director needs a compelling vision, the actors must find […]

Daily Journal WAUKEGAN, Ill. – Tupelo High School’s showchoir group, Synergy, took home third place in the Show Choir National Championship Series on Saturday. The national victory also garnered a win for Best Crew for the group, as well as Best Stage Presence for senior Katherine Holloman. The group advanced to nationals after their win […]

OXFORD – Theatre Oxford will present a free dramatic reading of Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” on Sunday. The event will be held at the Powerhouse Community Arts Center at 2 p.m. Doors will open at 1 p.m., and wine will be available along with free snacks. “The Tempest” is the first play in the First Folio, […]

By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal TUPELO – The annual Tupelo Film Festival has come and gone, ending on April 16, but its winners are still reaping the benefits of taking home the coveted awards. This year’s festival focused more on winners of past festivals, honoring the work they’ve done and where they’ve gone since, […]


BANCORPSOUTH ARENA (662) 841-6528 Blue Suede Cruise – May 6-8 Florida Georgia Line – May 12. Tickets $37.75 – $57.75 LEE COUNTY LIBRARY (662) 841-9027 Ladies book club – third Saturday of each month at 10 a.m. Lunching with Books – fourth Wednesday of each month at noon. CROSSROADS ARENA, CORINTH (662) 287-7779 […]

By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal The Hollywood calendar starts churning out several blockbusters, family-friendly comedies and intense thrillers with May just around the corner. Among the list of high profile actors attached to films coming out this summer are Julia Roberts, Johnny Depp, Robert Downey Jr., Jennifer Lawrence, Viola Davis and Kristen Wiig – […]

Ferris Bueller once said, “Life moves pretty fast; if you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” That was in 1986, and in the past 30 years, life has only gotten faster, from the way we communicate to the way we gain knowledge. While some would argue that it’s […]

By M. Scott Morris Daily Journal Before writing this review for “The Huntsman: Winter’s War,” I went back to read my review for “Snow White and the Huntsman” from 2012. Here’s the takeaway from that one: “If you don’t expect greatness, you might enjoy the ride as Snow White, the Huntsman and the rest take […]

April 29 New exhibit features rare animals and state-of­‐the­‐art technology MEMPHIS, TENN. – Memphis Zoo is excited to announce its world-class Zambezi River Hippo Camp exhibit opens to the public Friday, April 29 with a special ribbon cutting ceremony starting at 11:30 a.m. Zambezi is the first major exhibit opening since Teton Trek in 2009. […]